Nice Handmade Cut Beaded Waterbird Design Native American Indian Princess Crown!

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This mint condition fully cut beaded Native American Indian crown features beautiful handdone beadwork with Native American waterbird designs done with small cut beads, triple cut beaded rosettes drop on …

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Navajo lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler announces run in…

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Navajo lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler announces run in Arizona

Navajo Nation Council delegate Joshua Lavar Butler announced his campaign for the Arizona Legislature.
Butler is vying for one of two seats in House District 7. The district includes the Navajo Nation, the Hopi Reservation and the Hualapai Reservation.

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Lawmakers seeking details on Seminole Tribe’s casino…

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Lawmakers seeking details on Seminole Tribe’s casino compact

Florida lawmakers are trying to find out more information about Class III gaming compact negotiations between the Seminole Tribe and Gov. Rick Scott (R).
The tribe and the state are reportedly close to a new deal. But lawmakers, particularly Democrats, feel left out of the loop and are balking at a special session to consider the compact.

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Q&A with Thomas Beauty on Arizona Indian Gaming…

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Q&A with Thomas Beauty on Arizona Indian Gaming Association

What was your response to the news that Indian gaming revenues in Arizona increased 3 percent in 2012 from $1.75 billion to $1.8 billion—higher than the national rate of growth (2 percent)?


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Casino criteria could leave New York county in the cold Folks in…

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Casino criteria could leave New York county in the cold

Folks in Sullivan consider casinos an entitlement, their God-given right as long-suffering Sullivan taxpayers, a bridesmaid to Indian tribes across New York and a half-dozen neighboring states who have what has remained an unfulfilled decadeslong quest.

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Gary Batton named Choctaw chief The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma…

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Gary Batton named Choctaw chief

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is under the leadership of a new chief. Following the retirement of Gregory Pyle, Gary Batton took the oath Monday morning .
Hundreds gathered to witness the swearing in, including local and state government officials, tribal leaders and community leaders from across Oklahoma.

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Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas New FBI…

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Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas

New FBI statistics show the vast Navajo Nation saw a sharp increase in the murder rate in 2013 and finished the year with 42 homicides, eclipsing major metropolitan areas with less space and far more people, like Seattle and Boston.

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center remains…

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center remains closed after major water damage

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center remains closed after engineers discovered an abandoned and uncapped city water line beneath the museum floor, CPN officials said.

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 Indian Tribes’ New Negotiating Power Costs Utilities When…

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 Indian Tribes’ New Negotiating Power Costs Utilities

When a local utility renewed its lease in the 1980s to continue running the power lines that stretch above the adobe homes and mesas on this small Indian reservation, it paid the tribe a total of $114,000.

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Oklahoma governor criticizes daughter over fake Indian…

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Oklahoma governor criticizes daughter over fake Indian dance

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) criticized her daughter for a performance that has drawn outrage among tribal members in the state.
Fallin said her daughter Cristina acted in an “inappropriate” manner by donning a cape and performing a faux “Indian” dance as her band performed at a music festival over the weekend.

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 Christina Fallin’s band sparks controversy, criticism…

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 Christina Fallin’s band sparks controversy, criticism…

 Christina Fallin’s band sparks controversy, criticism from the governor

A performance by Christina Fallin, daughter of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, at the Norman Music Festival on Saturday drew criticism from many, including the governor herself.

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Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority renews golf partnership The…

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Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority renews golf partnership

The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority has extended its sponsorship of a PGA Tour Canada event.
This year’s event will be known as the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open. It takes place June 30 to July 6 at the Dakota Dunes Golf Links.

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 Still Killing Us—Neither Slowly nor Softly  More than a decade…

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 Still Killing Us—Neither Slowly nor Softly
 

More than a decade ago the clinicians at our American Indian non-profit organization wrote a series of articles related to addiction, Type 2 Diabetes and intergenerational stress with the beginning titles “Killing Us Slowly.” These articles still exist on a number of websites as well as our T.K. Wolf website

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Japanese Retrace Path Of History-Making Castaways, 180 Years…

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Japanese Retrace Path Of History-Making Castaways, 180 Years Later

After 180 years, it is not too late to say thank you. That is what a Japanese delegation did last week as it retraced the history-making path of three  castaways to the Makah Indian Reservation on the Washington coast.

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Storm Damage Affects Quapaw Tribe The Quapaw Tribe was directly…

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Storm Damage Affects Quapaw Tribe

The Quapaw Tribe was directly impacted by the damage. Several commercial properties owned by the tribe were destroyed. The homes of about 30 tribal members were damaged by the storm. Tribe Chairman John Berrey says crews are already working to clear the rubble and start the process of rebuilding.

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Spokane Tribe needs more time to comment on mine Newspaper says…

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Spokane Tribe needs more time to comment on mine

Newspaper says Spokane Tribe should be given more time to comment on the $193 million cleanup plan for the Midnite Mine Superfund site:
Members of the Spokane Tribe say they want more time to evaluate the proposed cleanup plan for the Midnite Mine, a project designed to seal its debris and radiation away for generations.

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Doesn’t hurt to give tribe more time on Midnite Mine Members of…

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Doesn’t hurt to give tribe more time on Midnite Mine

Members of the Spokane Tribe say they want more time to evaluate the proposed cleanup plan for the Midnite Mine, a project designed to seal its debris and radiation away for generations.

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Environmentalists putting tribal members out of work Columnist…

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Environmentalists putting tribal members out of work

Columnist says environmental groups don’t want tribes making money off of their natural resources:
 In some cases, as in north­ern Arizona, the enviros are proving successful in creating unemployed Navajos. The En­vironmental Protection Agen­cy last fall forced the owners of the Navajo Generating Sta­tion near Page into a deal to shut down one of the plant’s three generators, thus reduc­ing the need for Navajo coal miners and plant workers by a third.

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Tribal capitalists earning the ire of environmentalists Maybe…

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Tribal capitalists earning the ire of environmentalists

Maybe the “demogra­phy is destiny” crowd has a point, and Republicans are washed up for not making them­selves more appeal­ing to minorities.
But if the GOP message is that the fruits of free enter­prise are ripe and within reach of everyone, one minority group — Native Americans — seems to be hearing it.

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‘Informed Consent’ shares Havasupai Tribe blood story A review…

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‘Informed Consent’ shares Havasupai Tribe blood story
A review…

‘Informed Consent’ shares Havasupai Tribe blood story

A review of Informed Consent, a play about a controversial blood study involving the Havasupai Tribe of Arizona:
 In order to expand the issue of genetic predisposition beyond the personal purview of one individual and explore the ethical implications of modern science, the playwright tells Jillian’s story against a broader backdrop.

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Brilliant, beautiful ‘Informed Consent’ explores genetics…

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Brilliant, beautiful ‘Informed Consent’ explores genetics drama

Early last year, actress Angelina Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy.
Because of an inherited gene mutation, doctors estimated that she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer.

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Stage 49 Bonanza – 2014 Gathering of Nations

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Did anyone see the Drag Queen in random photos on Facebook from this past weekends Gathering of Nations Powwow 2014?  Yup, that drag queen was me – Comedian Charlie Ballard.  …

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On New Native Leadership

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Some say—in Indigenous and non-indigenous cultures—that true leaders are born, not made….

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Botched Oklahoma Execution Is a Test of Your Government Trust

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Indians of all nations are skeptical of the federal government….

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Sterling's Comments, Snyder's Condescension: Two Sides of Same Coin

Written by at April 30, 2014

When comparing the differences in response to the NBA’s banning of racist L.A….

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